Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

We offer you quality and personalized accommodation while experiencing San Jose. We embrace diversity in a co-living environment that provides you comfort in each of our unique spaces not only for a great rest but for creativity, relaxation, and cultural experiences.

We're a small hostel and like to pay special attention to details to make your stay more pleasant and grant you the comfort you need during your visit to San Jose, whether it's a short or long one.

We are in La Sabana, which is close enough to the main downtown area but away from the noise and crowds.

At Capital Hostel de Ciudad you'll find different areas to share, create, collaborate, inspire and get inspired.
Common areas include:
- Backyard with BBQ facilities
- Entertainment area with pool table, TV, board games.
- Indoor patio.
- Work desk.
- Book exchange and reading area.
- Living room.
- Full kitchen facilities.

Our place has three different accommodation types:
- Pods in shared dorms: All of our pods have 3 mini shelves and a big sized secured drawer for your belongings, as well as two independent lights and electrical outlets. The pods have a curtain for extra privacy since our dorms are on an open-floor format.
All linen and towels are included. 
Independent showers, toilets, and sinks are just a couple of steps away.

- Private rooms with shared bathroom: This room type has a maximum capacity of 3 people. It has one queen-sized bed and a twin-sized bed. The ensuite bathroom is shared with another triple room only. Fan, a big closet for your belongings and a 32' TV with cable are also a part of this room.

- Private room with private bathroom: This room has two queen-sized beds, private ensuite bathroom with bathtub, and a walk-in closet. You will also enjoy a desk, fan and a 32' TV with cable. This room has an indoor patio view where natural light will energize you to start each morning.

Regarding location, we are just a couple of blocks south from La Sabana Metropolitan Park in San Jose (Mata Redonda district). Very easy access to/from the airport, San Jose downtown, Escazu area and more. Find us on Google Maps or Waze under Capital Hostel de Ciudad.
La Sabana Park is where the National Stadium and the Costa Rican Art Museum are located. The park is also a great spot for outdoors activities and sports. Fairs, festivals and special events are also often held here.

Nearby you'll find grocery stores, a small supermarket, a pharmacy, small local restaurants and international food restaurants.

Also, we are conveniently located half block from "Sabana-Estadio" bus stop, which takes you directly downtown and connects you to any other bus stop in San Jose. If you are more of a walking person, you can also get to the main downtown area within a 30-minute walk.

Email us for more information on how to get here from the airport and we'll provide you with all the different options. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.5

  • Security 9.8

  • Location 8.4

  • Staff 9.5

  • Atmosphere 8.8

  • Cleanliness 9.8

  • Facilities 9.6

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    11 Sep 2022
    Very nice hostel, very clean, very nice staff! Thank you will be coming back
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    29 Aug 2022
    Great hostel nearest to San Jose airport. Very helpful and obliging staff , well equipped kitchen and facilities including showers with hot water. Had such a comfortable stay , everything was spotless. Stayed in both pods and one of the private rooms - great experiences both times. Pods are equipped with individual fans, plugs , clean towels, bed linen and personal lockers. 10/10 would recommend this hostel.
    Ireland, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    21 Aug 2022
    We arrived at midnight, and yet Miguel was still awake to welcome us and provide a tour of the location. It was clean, spacious and had an artsy atmosphere. One of the best features is the clean water refill station! It also has a wonderful view of the mountains. A lot of tour companies had no issues picking us up either! I would recommend this hostel to those wanting a quiet, relaxing, safe, not busy area in a cute, artsy creative hostel.
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    02 Aug 2022
    Nice, clean place. You can see that owner puts lot of hart into it. Great coffee from the express included. It's not in a city center but you can take 1 bus and in less than 30 min get to center. Cloas to Mas X menos - bus stop for the airport
    Poland, Male, 31-40
  • 9.7


    14 Aug 2022
    This place was one of the best hostels I've stayed at. The place was spotless, great kitchen with coffee and tea available, multiple places to sit and lounge, and HOT WATER! Also, the staff/owners were very nice and helpful. They booked a taxi to the airport for me and woke up at 2 in the morning to see me out. It's not a party hostel, if that's what you're looking for. It's a small hostel and people are quiet and respectful of others. I would absolutely stay here again!
    Canada, Female, 41+
  • 9.7


    18 Jul 2022
    This was the first time I stayed a hostel and it was very pleasant experience. Compared to other places i stayed , this place had a lot more toilet facility and everything was super clean. Multiple hangout areas in the hostel and a very friendly staff. They proactively provided all the info i would need even before i could ask.
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 9.4


    02 Aug 2022
    Lovely staff, really nice kitchen and common area, located close to a small supermarket which was handy however a little far from the city centre (need an Uber or public bus to get there if you don’t want an hours walk). A really comfortable stay and would definitely recommend.
    Ireland, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4


    24 Jul 2022
    This is a great hostel in a quiet corner of San Jose! We used it as a stop off before travelling around the rest of Costa Rica. We are staying here again before flying home to the UK. We will be happy to be back for a short while 😃
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 8.3


    20 Aug 2022
    Uncomfortable bed with a lot of light coming into the private room at night.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 8.3


    07 Aug 2022
    Hostess was a bit unfriendly in the beginning but not later on. One guy working there was a bit rude about telling us to be quiet and shut the lights (@10/10:30 pm…) Not really rooms, just beds with curtains which was fine though because not many people. Own lights, fan, power outlets and lockers with every bed. Cleanest hostel we stayed at during our whole trip plus the cheapest one! Really nice showers and in general seemed well thought through. Also nice kitchen.
    Switzerland, Female, 18-24
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Dryer
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • Games Room
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi


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